NAU Cross Country Team (Co-Champions-Big Sky, 1971)
The 1971 cross country team place ninth in the NCAA, Division 1 Championship Meet held at the University of Tennessee. Coached by Dr. Leo Haberlack, they won the University of Arizona and the University of Nevada (Las Vegas) Invitational. Losing only one meet during the 1971 season, they defeated rival Arizona State University in their dual meet. All-American Runners: 1969-Dave Tochere (7th place finish) and Richard (Sliney) Lawrence (8th place finish), first team NCAA Division 1, 1972- Dave Tocheri (10th place finish) and Richard (Sliney) Lawrence (23rd place finish), both first team NCAA-Division 1.
Members: Richard (Sliney) Lawrence, Wayne Sisson, Richard Selby, Ron Mann, Jeff Rigdon, Dan Sauers, Tsosie Taylor, Kevin Slotta, Coach Leo Haberlack, Chris Godsall, Jeff Street, Steve Cross, Gregg Sawyer, Neil Howk, Eddie Garduno and Dave Tocheri.